A negative connotation for a unique characteristic to an advertisment, business, object, person,story, film, etc. that is unique for the sake of being unique or to draw attention. A gimmick normally holds no substance. Many products that try to be innovative and new that fail end up being labeled gimmicks. gimmicks sometimes end up becoming non gimmicks if it lasts through time and is proven itself worthy and becomes a tradition.
's wit is a gimmick. The band tool is a gimmick. the 3-d glasses are a gimmick. the strange twist ending to a movie is a gimmick. the video rental store's ad on tv with the sexy girls on it is a gimmick.
an adobe computer program used by designers to create logos, postcards, business cards, pictures, drawings, etc. illustrator is popular because it uses vectors to create crisp clean edges that doesn't lose resolution when it is zoomed in on. Not a pretentious
illustrator is a popular program used on mac.
the act of taking a piss or shit while in the bath tub taking a shower or bath because of laziness. it also could be in a swimming pool, lake, or river.
tubipissin is easy to do when you're at the hotel because the damn tub isn't yours.
a loose term used to describe a sub-genre of techno music characterized by smooth electronica down temple with trippy slow beats and sometimes backed by a sexy female voice. It is called trip hop because the music sounds a little like some of the old skool hip hop beats without dominating raps or an mc vocalist. This cool urban lounge music is sometimes associated with old spy movie themes. Stereotypically, Trip hop is also heavily associated and carries an image with youthful post modernism, grafitti, alternative street art, djs, turn table scratching, metrosexuality, trends, computers, futuristic technology and high design culture.
royksopp, zero 7, portishead, thievery corporation, massive attack, trip hop, spy lab, telepop musik